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Behavioral Health: Overview of Final Rule-Phase 3 Compliance


Module 1 of the Achieving Compliance in Behavioral Health series
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Module 1 of the Achieving Compliance in Behavioral Health series

Behavioral Health: Overview of Final Rule-Phase 3 Compliance

February 26

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST

CE for NHA, Nurses, CEHCH, CEAL, Social Work

The new Federal regulations for Behavioral Health challenge long-term care facilities to ensure that they are fully prepared to care for residents with complex psychosocial needs. Beyond differentiating between dementia and psychiatric illness or addictions, the facility staff must have a working knowledge of the interventions and services necessary to quality care for a rapidly changing population. This series offers insight into staff education and training, assessment and care planning, service development, and therapeutic activity interventions to address a broad range of behavioral health needs.

Objectives: At the conclusion of this series, the participant will be able to:

1. Describe the regulatory expectations for Behavioral Health Services:
2. Explain the importance of understanding the symptoms and challenges associated with a diagnosis PTSD, Mental Disorder, or Substance Use Disorder:
3. Develop improved methods for the assessment and person-centered care planning for residents with behavioral health needs:

Presented by:

Barbara Speedling, Quality of Life Specialist
Innovations for Quality Living: Creating Meaningful, Satisfying Lives One Person at a Time
Behavioral Health: Overview of Final Rule-Phase 3 Compliance

February 26

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Barbara Speedling

Personally dedicated to the creation of meaningful, satisfying lives for all those who rely on another?s care

An inspirational and motivational speaker, Barbara is an author, educator and management consultant at the forefront of person-centered care.

An innovator with more than 30 years of practical experience within the adult care community, she is the expert providers turn to when they want to ensure that the services they provide meet not only the physical needs of their residents, but their emotional and psychosocial needs as well.

Working from a core belief in the dignity and individuality of all people, Barbara has helped countless adult care communities implement her unique training and education programs that:

 Improve the quality of care for those living with Alzheimer?s disease
 Bring better quality of life to such residents, as well as to those who live with disease-related dementia, a mental illness, or a brain injury
 Encourage staffers to use newly developed cultural empathy to form better relationships with those in their care
 Offer new strategies for promoting harmony among increasingly diverse, younger and assertive populations
 Open new pathways to maintaining regulatory compliance
 Support leadership and organizational development

In addition to her degree in healthcare administration, Barbara is an accomplished musician and artist. She uses those talents to develop new and creative ways of reaching out to those who are cognitively diminished. She was also certified in 2015 by Dr. Susan Wehry as a Master Trainer for the OASIS education program for improved care of residents with dementia.

The author of two books devoted to common sense advice for meeting the holistic needs of an increasingly diverse and challenging community, both Why is Grandma Screaming and Toward Better Behavior: Yours Mine & Everyone Else?s are now widely distributed to staff members at community, residential and long-term care facilities across the country and in Canada.

Blessed with boundless energy and tireless enthusiasm, Barbara also volunteers in her free time to offer caregiver education and support to families who need it most. Through her affiliations with local artists and musicians in her native New York City, she also arranges therapeutic music, dance and wellness programming that improves the quality of life for local seniors.
Each program is approved for one (1.0) hour of credit for Nurses, NHA, Certified Executives for Assisted Living (CEAL), and Certified Executives for Home Care & Hospice (CEHCH). Individual attendance will be monitored throughout the call. Only those attending the entire call will be awarded continuing education credit. All participants regardless of need for CEUs, will receive a certificate of attendance. This course is considered a self-study course by Ohio BELTSS. Administrators are reminded that BELTSS limits webinars (home/self-study) credits to a total of ten (10.0) per renewal period.

How much does it cost?

Facilities will pay one low fee for an unlimited number of participants. However, the number and access code is valid only for one phone line/computer at the location registered with the Association. Any additional phone connections calling in will be billed the individual session registration fee.

Individual Session Fees: (prior to February 12)
Members: $55
Non Members: $130

Individual Session Fees: (February 12 and after)
Members: $75
Non Members: $175

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